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2010 Ford Taurus Specifications

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BODY

Construction

Steel unibody

Final Assembly Location

Chicago Assembly Plant

POWERTRAIN AND CHASSIS

ENGINE

Type

3.5-liter V-6

Manufacturing location

Lima Engine Plant, Ohio

Configuration

60 degree V-6, Aluminum block and heads

Intake Manifold

Composite, split plenum

Exhaust Manifolds

Cast iron

Crankshaft

Forged steel

Redline

6,700 rpm

Idle Speed in Drive

620 rpm

Throttle Body

65 mm, electronic

Valvetrain

DAMB, 4 valves per cylinder, intake variable camshaft timing

Valve Diameter

Intake: 37mm; Exhaust: 31mm

Pistons

High temperature cast aluminum alloy with low-friction coated skirts, low tension rings

Connecting Rods

Cracked powder metal

Ignition

Pencil coil

Bore x Stroke

3.6 x 2.4 in. / 92.5 x 88.7mm

Displacement

213 cu. in. / 3,496 cc

Compression Ratio

10.3:1

Horsepower

263 @ 6,250 rpm(estimated)

Horsepower Per Liter

75

Torque

249 lb.-ft. @ 4,500 rpm (estimated)

Recommended Fuel

87 octane unleaded

Fuel Capacity

19 gallons

Fuel Injection

Sequential multi-port fuel injection

Oil Capacity

5.5 quarts with filter

Recommended Oil

GF4, 5W-20

Emission Control

Closed loop with catalyst

ENGINE

Federal Standards

Tier II/Bin 5 tailpipe, T2e evaporative

California Standards

ULEVII tailpipe, L2e evaporative

DRIVETRAIN

Layout

Front-wheel drive and All-Wheel drive

TRANSMISSION

Standard

6-speed SelectShift™Automatic overdrive

Gear Ratios

1st

N/A

2nd

N/A

3rd

N/A

4th

N/A

5th

N/A

6th

N/A

Reverse

N/A

Final Drive

FWD 2.77/ 3.16, AWD 3.16/ 3.39

SUSPENSION

Front

Macpherson strut and rear facing L-shaped lower control arm with isolated subframe and stabilizer bar

Rear

Independent multi-link suspension coil over shocks; stamped steel lower control arms and cast upper control arms

STEERING

Type

Power rack and pinion

Steering Column

Power tilt/telescope  

Ratio

17:1

Turns, lock-to-lock

2.98

Turning circle curb-to-curb

12.05m /  39.7 ft.

BRAKES

Type

Standard 4-wheel ABS (4 channel); Traction control; Optional AdvanceTrac® ESC

Front

Disc

Swept Area

N/A

Rear

Disc

Swept Area

N/A

Power assist

Yes

WHEELS AND TIRES

SE

17-inch painted 8-spoke aluminum wheels, P235/60Rx17 BSW tires

SEL

18-inch 8-spoke aluminum wheels, P235/55Rx18 BSW tires

Limited

19-inch 10-spoke chrome-clad aluminum wheels, P255/45Rx19 BSW tires

EcoBoost™ Excluisive

20-inch 5-spoke Premium painted aluminum wheels, P245/45Rx19 BSW tires

DIMENSIONS (inches unless otherwise noted)

EXTERIOR

Wheelbase

112.9

Vehicle length

202.9

Vehicle width (without mirrors)

76.2

Vehicle height at curb

60.7

Track width, front/rear

65.3 / 65.5

INTERIOR

Seating capacity

5 passenger

Headroom

Front row

39.0

Second row

37.8

Legroom

Front row

41.9

Second row

38.1

Shoulder room

Front row

57.9

Second row

56.9

Hip room

Front row

56.3

Second row

55.8

WEIGHTS AND CAPACITIES (pounds unless otherwise noted)

Total passenger volume

102.2cu.ft.

Total interior volume

122.3 cu.ft.

Luggage capacity

20.1 cu.ft.

Maximum towing capacity (properly equipped)

1,000

Base curb weight

FWD

N/A

AWD

N/A

Power-to-weight ratio (lbs/hp)

FWD

14.22

AWD

14.94

FUEL ECONOMY (city/hwy)

AWD

N/A

FWD

N/A

Specifications subject to change.